Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice

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The church of San Giovanni Evangelista is a 15th-century religious building in the San Polo sestiere of the Italian city of Venice. It stands across a courtyard from the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista.HistoryConstruction on the church has taken place in three phases, the first in 1425. Reconstruction has taken place in 1645 and again recently to repair earthquake damage.San Giovanni Evangelista was historically decorated by a series of frescoes, depicting both biblical and classical themes. Some art from San Giovanni has been removed for display at international museums or scholarly research.TourismIt is located on the Calle del Magazzen close to the Scuola Grande di San Rocco. The church accepts visitors between Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm. Using our online itinerary creator, Venice attractions like Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • To complete your visit to the Great School of St. John the Evangelist, let the Church open, sober in its ancient charm and enriched by pictorial works of some interest, including...
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  • This church, located in front of the Scuola San Giovanni Evangelista, has undergone several restorations over the centuries. The interior, with a unique nave, presents some remarkable works: "The Last...
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  • The church of St. John the Evangelist is a religious building of the city of Venice, located in the sestiere of San Polo.
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